Euro Boxing Roundup: Dzinziruk Vacates His 154 EBU Title
21.11.05 - By Per Ake Persson: Ukrainian jr middle Sergej Dzinziruk, signed to Universum, has vacated the EBU 154 lb title. Universum announced November 19 that Michel Trabant is out of the IBF eliminator that was set for November 26 in Leverkusen due to a cut suffered in sparring. Official headliner for the show is WBA bantam champ Wladimir Sidorenk's defence against Jose Jesus Lopez but for Universum's network partner ZDF it's supermiddle Jurgen Brahmer who's shown live taking on Costa Rican Henry Porras.
Jackson Chanet's win over Vitaly Tsypko November 18 in St Dizier didn't just get him the EBU 168 lb title but was also a WBA eliminator.
French middles Morrade Hakkar and Pierre Moreno clash December 10 in St Pierre de la Reunion for the national title.
Universum promotes in Munich January 7. A press conference will held tomorrow (Nov 22) where more details will be announced.
Cruisers David Quinonero and David Blanco clash for the vacant Spanish title December 8 in La Coruna.
Evans Ashira, the African Warrior, sent a mail with a correction to my note on his fight against Joe Calzaghe. Ashira writes he did suffer a hand injury in the last sparring session a week before the fight. But the shoulder injury that required surgery occurred in the fourth round in the fight against the WBO 168 lb champ.